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Author Maritime Workers' Union of Western Australia.
Title Records, 1911-1988 [manuscript].
Published/Produced 1911-1988.

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Call Number MN 862
Physical description 17.4 m.
Access advisory Access restricted. To request permission to view these records, written permission must be obtained from the Maritime Workers Union of Western Australia.
Cite As Battye Library, MN 862, Records of the Maritime Workers' Union of Western Australia, ACC 3012A-3016A, 5665A.
Biography/history Established in 1911 as the Coastal Dock, River and Harbour Works Union. After a period of de-registration from 1952-1955, the Union emerged as the Federated Ship Painters' and Dockers' Union of Australia, Western Australia Branch. In 1971, the name of the union changed to the Maritime Workers Union. In 1987, the union amalgamated with the Seamen's Union of Australia on a federal level.
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Summary Files, 1925-1986, covering various court cases such as award hearings; and registration and deregistration proceedings, including files relating to the Amalgamated Seamen and Dockers Union of Western Australia, the Coastal Dock Rivers and Harbour Works Union and other trade unions. Other subjects files relate inter alia to Aboriginal peoples, apprentices, congresses, correspondence, Barrow Island, Cheynes Beach Whaling Company. Legal documents, 1967-1969, relating to William Watson; manuscript entitled "Australia's Shipping Problem" by Rupert Lockwood; manuscript "Paddy Troy : life and times of a miltant"; minutes; notebooks, 1954-1977, of painters and dockers extra rates; pick up of labour and watchman's books; photographs of committees, demonstrations and marches; transcripts of Western Australian Arbitration Court hearings; awards and Court decisions. Tapes of three oral history interviews with Guy Passmore, Dennis Doherty and Communist trade union leader Patrick (Paddy) Laurence Troy.
Subjects Passmore, Guy -- Interviews.
Doherty, Dennis -- Interviews.
Troy, Paddy, 1908-1978 -- Interviews.
Maritime Workers' Union of Western Australia -- Archives.
Amalgamated Seamen & Dockers' Union of Western Australia.
Coastal Dock Rivers and Harbour Works Union.
Cheynes Beach Whaling Company.
Labor unions -- Western Australia -- Archives.
Merchant mariners -- Labor unions -- Western Australia.
Shipbuilding industry employees -- Labor unions -- Western Australia.
Related names Federated Ship Painters & Dockers' Union of Australia.